Peoplewatching: Florence, Italy – Part One

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Florence, Italy. August-October 2014.

The first part of what will surely be a vast collection of photos of random people spotted around Florence. Themes emerge. Peculiarities ensue.

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I can appreciate these street performers’ dedication via their full-scale production–check out that mini piano.

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Took a picture of this girl taking a picture of what I just took a picture of.

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Something about Asians and stereotypes. Well, I’m one to talk. This was meĀ (except I just had my phone’s camera and not a DSLR) right before I snapped a photo of her.

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I don’t know what it is with kids eating gelato on the floor, and their seeming aloofness about it.

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Is this the love triangle of the 21st century? Me, myself and selfie?

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Hair envy

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This was taken in October, but I swear Piazza Signoria is still this packed even in December :(( It seems Florence’s peak season is year-round.

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More instances of Asians fulfilling their own stereotypes.

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This Grom-front scene could easily be captioned into a telenovela.

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And well, this one isn’t technically about the people, but come on. Two grown men giving a dog a pedicure by the piazza at midday? It’s the stuff of movies or really weird superhero origin stories.

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